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spring minestrone soup in rustic bowl with another bowl behind

20 Minute Spring Minestrone Soup

Packed with amazing flavour and ready in just 20 minutes this is real fast food!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 people
Calories 213 kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 60 g bacon 2 rashers of bacon
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 stick celery chopped
  • 1 leek chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 100 ml white wine dry
  • 1 lt chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp oregano dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 courgette thinly sliced
  • 100 g green beans chopped
  • 100 g broccoli chopped
  • 4 spears asparagus chopped
  • 50 g peas frozen or fresh
  • 75 g pasta small pasta


  • Heat oiol in a large pan and saute the onion, bacon, celery, leek and garlic got 5 minutes. Do not let this go brown!
  • Add the wine, stock, bay leaf, oregano and pasta and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Now add all the green veggies and simmer for another 10 minutes
  • season to taste and serve with pesto, parmesan or a swirl of olive oil



Make this vegetarian by ommiting the bacon and using vegetable stock
This spring minestrone soup will keep for up to 4 days in the fridge and freeze well for 3 months.


Calories: 213kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 4gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 36mgPotassium: 312mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 634IUVitamin C: 30mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 1mg
Keyword greens, minestrone, pasta
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